New stable release of Mahara, the most popular open source E-Portfolio, i.e. Mahara 16.04 is available now as announced by Kristina Hoeppner (the maintainer of Mahara project) in a recent forum post in Mahara forums.
Mahara is a full featured web application to build your electronic portfolio as well as it provides you a social networking system which can be easily integrated with e-learning tools like Moodle, Sakai and Blackboard.
The notable features in the new version of Mahara are:
- Embed internal video and audio via HTML5-based media player
- Display Open Badges in a block
- Embed content via Embedly
- Choose tags via a select box
- Embed OGA and OGV media files
- Style guide for developers
- Send wall post notifications via email
- Scale internal videos, and images in text entries automatically
Check out the complete list of changes in the new version of Mahara here. You cna download the latest version of Mahara here or check out the demo site.
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